Upper gastrointestinal bleeding related to migraine: the importance of education for migraine care
Palabras clave : 
Migraine
Mallory-Weiss tear
Education
Fecha de publicación: 
14-ene-2004
Cita: 
Irimia, P. (Pablo); Riva, S. (Susana) de la; Martinez-Vila, E. (Eduardo). "Upper gastrointestinal bleeding related to migraine: the importance of education for migraine care". The Journal of Headache and Pain. 5 (1), 2004-01-14, 42 - 43
Resumen
Physicians involved in care of migraine patients should make a considerable effort to educate themselves and their patients. It is fundamental that doctors, patients and their families understand the causes of migraine, and know the different treatment strategies available to improve migraine care. Mallory-Weiss tears are lacerations in the region of the cardioesophageal junction due to vomiting. We report a case of Mallory-Weiss tear secondary to migraine that could had been reasonably avoided had the patient been treated with triptans since the first attack, according to the stratified care strategy. This case illustrates that inadequate management can cause serious medical consequences. It also proves that it is necessary to improve education about migraine for both patients and doctors.

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